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ABC to close Live Well Network

Turns out Live Well Network wasn’t living well after all. ABC announced Monday it was shuttering its food, fashion, and travel diginet after nearly six years on the [..]

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Grab Bag: CBS in lead to snare Cubs’ radio rights

  * As first reported by Ed Sherman in Wednesday’s Chicago Tribune, CBS Corp. is the leading candidate to land the radio rights to the Chicago Cubs in [..]

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WLS-TV names John Idler new president and GM

John Idler has been named President and General manager to succeed Emily Barr at ABC-owned WLS-TV here in Chicago. Idler takes over the position immediately, from a similar [..]

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Emily Barr exits WLS-TV

Emily Barr, who has led ABC-owned WLS-TV here in Chicago as vice president and general manager, is exiting the station after fifteen years for a post with Post-Newsweek [..]

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WLS-TV to replace "Oprah" with live, local morning show

In news first reported Tuesday morning on Robert Feder’s blog at Vocalo, ABC-owned WLS-TV has announced plans to replace The Oprah Winfrey Show, which departs first-run syndication on [..]

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Living Well HD is doing… um, well

ABC’s new high-definition subchannel network titled Live Well HD is certainly doing well in this tough economy (believe it or not, it’s already profitable.) So much so, it [..]

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ABC O&Os add lifestyle channel

The ABC O&Os are turning their digital sub-channels to the Live Well HD network. WLS-TV – along with nine other O&Os – are launching Live Well HD, a [..]

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